noun(the evening star)
The planet Venus, seen shining in the western sky after sunset.
- Venus shines brightly as the evening star in the western sky.
- Astronomers now know, of course, that the morning star and the evening star are one and the same heavenly body, namely, the planet Venus.
- The reflected light off the spaceship intensified until it almost outshone Venus, the evening star, which was poised above the western horizon.
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